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Firman P08003 VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

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Runners Up:

Firman P08003

Reasons to buy Firman P08003:

  • button icon A remote start key control from up to 168 inches
  • button icon A 439cc Performance engine type
  • button icon Provides True 30A & 50A Power
  • button icon Large 8 gallons fuel tank
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Runners Up:

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton PRO5000 :

  • button icon Up to 13 hours of run time on ½ load
  • button icon Engine can produce 10 foot pounds of torque
  • button icon Uses an hour meter to monitor gas levels
  • button icon Has a 25% more power surge alternator
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

  • Electric Start
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Firman P08003

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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COMPARISON – Firman P08003 VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Portable generator - ready to move anywhere

Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Starting Watts

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Up to 10, 000 starting watts

Yes

6250 of starting watts

Running Stats

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

8, 000 running watts

Yes

5000 running watts

RV Ready

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

RV ready with multi feature control panel and covered outlets

Yes

Built with 4 wheels and multiple outlets – this generator is RV ready

Gas Powered

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

12 hour run time

Yes

Runs 13 hours on 1/2 load – ideal for long hour use

Recoil Start

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

P08003 is able to recoil start

Yes

recoil starts

Electric Start

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

is fast and user friendly

Dual Fuel

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Runs on gas

Yes

Uses gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

30 Amps and 50 Amps power

Yes

21 Amps

VOLTAGE

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

120/240 volts

Yes

120/240 on a single phase

FREQUENCY

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

439 cc

Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Compliant with CARB

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Easy to Start

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

User friendly starts through a remove start or stop. Is effective from a distance of up to 168 foot

Yes

Yes it is easy to start – uses a one touch starting method. Also has a recoil backup to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

8 gallons

Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Spends at least 12 hours on a 50% load

Yes

Takes 13 hours of nonstop runtime on a 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yes, shuts off automatically when low oil is remaining in fuel tank

Yes

Contains low oil shut off – once the hour meter indicates little time remaining generator automatically shuts down.

Air Cooled

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Engine runs cool

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

439 cc

Yes

305 cc – can produce up to 10 foot pounds of torque

Voltmeter

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

74 db

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is multipurpose – can handle construction sites, ranch, large RV’s, emergency power and buses

Yes

Perfect for multi-purpose. For camps, tailgating, homes and sites

Heavy Duty

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Built for heavy duty – keeps you connected during power black outs

Yes

Features a power surge alternator – able to operate many large appliances at a go

Solar Generator

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Frame for durability with a solid tubular roll cage frame design

Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Starting method

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Uses multiple starting methods - recoil, remote and electric starts

Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Is crated with an open frame

Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Outlets

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Outlets: 14-50R 120V/240V – 50A, (1) TT-30R RV ready) 120V – 30A, (1) L14-30R 120V/240V – 30A twist lock, (1) L5-30R 120V – 30A, (2) 5-20R duplex GFCI 120V – 20A

Yes

(2) 120-volt 20-amp outlets, (1) 120-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 120/240-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 12-Volt 10-amp DC outlet

Portable

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Movement is not a big problem. Wheels and handles make generator portable

Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Weight

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

218 lbs

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Features a 10 inch heavy duty never flat wheels – created for multiple floors

Yes

Up to 4 large Never Flat Wheels .Ease transportation on both sides. Have locking brakes

Handle style

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Uses a high leverage single folding handle grip

Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Warranty

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3 years warranty

Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

28.4 x 27.9 x 26.8 inches

No

Included Accessories

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

A bottle of engine oil, remote control, funnel, remote holder, tool kit and Volt Lock Automatic Voltage Regulator

Yes

Comes with an internal trickle and float charger Internal

Firman P08003

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Uses an automatic low oil shutdown protection to indicate

Yes

Hour meter – checks the gas level and turns off on low oil

Low oil shutdown

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Shuts down immediately low oil is detected in fuel tank

Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Noise Level

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

74 db noise level

Yes

Super Lo – tone – minimizes the noise and lessens the vibration power produced

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

- Features a remote that has a staring distance of up to 168 feet - Portable generator and prepared for any task - Has a 4 in 1 data minder that can measure Hertz, hours, volts and a low oil indicator - 12 hours run time on a 50% load from a 8 gallon fuel tank capacity - Box contains engine oil bottle, remote control, funnel, remote holder, tool kit and Volt Lock Automatic Voltage Regulator - Built with a 10000 starting Watts and 8000 running watts - Max Pro Series 439cc Firman engine that can be air cooled and is efficient - Generator comes with a 10 inch heavy duty never flat tires - Comes with high leverage folding single handles - Has a 3 start method such as recoil, electric and remote starts for flexibility - Outlets: 14-50R 120V/240V – 50A, (1) TT-30R RV ready) 120V – 30A, (1) L14-30R 120V/240V – 30A twist lock, (1) L5-30R 120V – 30A, (2) 5-20R duplex GFCI 120V – 20A - It has a built in tank gauge for user convenience - This generator has a quiet muffler with USDA FS certified spark arrester - Has been framed for durability using a compact tubular roll cage frame - Extra accessories include; bottle of engine oil, remote control, funnel, remote holder, tool kit and Volt Lock Automatic Voltage Regulator - Always RV ready with multi feature control panel along with covered outlets - It is CARB complaint for safety

Yes

- Can provide a clean and instant power for appliances and multiple electronics during power shortage - Attached with a 2 year warranty to guard against defects and workmanship - Has a 305 cc powerful engine that easily handles tough jobs - Features a full GFCI protection that works as circuit breakers for the engine - Low oil automatic shut down can extend the battery life - Delivers a total of 13 hours after a 1/2 load - Large tank capacity of 7 gallons – reduces the refill frequency - Up to 4 never flat wheels to ease movement during transportation - Uses the quick electric restart and traditional recoil method - Created for multi-purpose operation like at sites, camps and homes - It has been built with an open frame and also framed for durability - Features a super lo tone muffler that lessens the noise and reduces on the vibration during operation - Comes with an automatic voltage regulation system that produces 25% more surge wattage to simplify start up - Uses a drop down handle to pull and it can be stored easily - Meets all the standards of CSA certification - Appropriate dimensions for storage - 34 x 27 x 26 inches - Additional accessories of internal trickle charger and a float charger

Cons

Firman P08003
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

- It is not a solar generator - Not flexible enough to use dual fuel - Might be heavy to carry on stairs and other highly raised surfaces

Yes

- Does not have a cold start technology - Is not a solar generator - Wheels cannot climb over stairs or other highly raised surfaces - Doesn’t use propane to run - Not voltage meter

Overall Winner

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